Twilight of the Texas Democrats: The 1978 Governor's Race

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In 1978, Republican William P. Clements won the race for governor of the Lone Star State, marking the start of an interlude of two-party competition in the state. Eventually, Republican ascendancy would once again make Texas a "safe" place for a single party--but not the party that had dominated the state since the end of Reconstruction. At the time, observers asked whether the election of a Republican governor was a mere flash in the pan. For the previous twenty years, other races, at every level from national to local, ...

Twilight of the Texas Democrats: The 1978 Governor's Race 2008, Texas A&M University Press

ISBN-13: 9781603440097

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